Attorney Spence has worked with Mrs. Pfeiffer on a part-time basis for several years and is returning to the firm on a more regular basis. Joe has been involved in bankruptcy work in the Tidewater area since 1991, and has almost 40 years of experience. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and received a Juris Doctor from the University of Puget Sound School of Law(now Seattle University).
Mr. Spence is admitted to the Bars of the States of Virginia and Washington, Federal District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Western District of Washington, Federal Courts of Appeal for the Fourth and the Ninth Circuits, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Services, and the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, and the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. He is a former U.S. Navy JAG attorney and made two six month Indian Ocean deployments running an aircraft carrier Legal Office.
In his free time, Mr. Spence enjoys spending time with his wife and grandkids.